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Campaigns

For those of you who want to find other active ways to express your resistance to mining, we’ve selected a number of inspiring campaigns that we hope will be of interest. These represent the diverse ways in which we can stand up and be counted in saying Yes to Life, No to Mining. This page is kept up to date so check back for new campaigns in the future, and if you think we should be featuring something, drop us a line through the connect page.

Para aquellos que quieran encontrar otras formas de expresar activamente su resistencia a la minería, hemos seleccionado unas cuantas campañas muy interesantes que esperamos sean de su interés. Éstas representan las diversas maneras en que podemos ponernos de pie y hacernos notar, diciendo Sí a la Vida, No a la Minería. Esta página es actualizada regularmente; visítala de nuevo en el futuro para conocer nuevas campañas, y si crees que hay algo que debemos incluir, envíanos un mensaje a través de la página de conexión.

#RighttoSayNO to mining campaign takes off in South Africa

#RighttoSayNO to mining campaign takes off in South Africa

South African communities resisting mining are uniting to build power and assert their #RighttoSayNo to mining in a new campaign. Find out more and stand in solidarity with them! AIDC, April 2018. Mining-affected communities are repeatedly denied what is known as the right to free prior and informed consent (FPIC) when...

AN ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER  WITH HISTORICAL BURDEN in Argentina

AN ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER WITH HISTORICAL BURDEN in Argentina

  • Written on: 24 December 2017
  • Posted under: Campaigns

Based on original articles: https://www.pagina12.com.ar/79139-un-fallo-con-peso-historico https://www.clarin.com/sociedad/procesaron-ex-funcionarios-incumplir-ley-glaciares_0_HkV91Ujlz.html http://www.lanacion.com.ar/2086420-procesan-a-tres-ex-secretarios-de-ambiente-por-haber-violado-la-ley-de-glaciares The largest socio environmental disaster in the history of Argentina has been the consequence of three leakages of cyanide solution in Veladero mine during 2015, 2016 and 2017, caused by Barrick Gold Corporation. The leakages occurred in various water bodies at the region of...

Urgent call to save the Nangaritza River and the Condor Mountain Range:  Ecuador under threat

Urgent call to save the Nangaritza River and the Condor Mountain Range: Ecuador under threat

Three years after the murder of the indigenous Shuar leader José Tendetza (December 2, 2014) By: Fabián Pacheco. Environmental Agrobiologist of the Costa Rican Federation for the Conservation of the Environment The province of Zamora Chinchipe is one of the most exuberant places in the world, where the highland Amazon, the...

Protect Juristac! Join the campaign to protect Amah Mutsun sacred lands

Protect Juristac! Join the campaign to protect Amah Mutsun sacred lands

Take action in solidarity the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band. Support their campaign to stop the destruction of Juristac- their most sacred site.   The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band from California, USA, have launched a new campaign to prevent surface sand and gravel mining take place on nearly 320 acres of their...

Honouring A Sacred Connection: Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation says Yes to healthy people and environment, No to Ajax’s mine

Honouring A Sacred Connection: Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation says Yes to healthy people and environment, No to Ajax’s mine

Take action in support of the Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation’s precedent-setting efforts to say Yes to healthy people and sacred lands and No to an open-pit copper and gold mine! On March 4th 2017 the Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation (SSN), whose traditional territory lies in what is now called British Columbia, Canada,...

Take Action: Support Galician YLNM members’ campaign to investigate the San Finx mine

Take Action: Support Galician YLNM members’ campaign to investigate the San Finx mine

Show your support for YLNM members in Galicia, Spain, defending their lands and waters from a tungsten mine. Sign the petition! ContraMINAcción and the Vida e Ria ou Minaria? campaign, both members of YLNM, have taken the case of the San Finx tin and tungsten mines to the European Parliament....

Eldorado Gold’s Unspoken Legal Problems in Greece

Eldorado Gold’s Unspoken Legal Problems in Greece

Eldorado Gold is facing serious and complex legal problems in Greece: the greek government is taking Eldoradο to arbitration. The company has prevented any of this  information from leaking to the international press. Investors have been kept completely in the dark and are not even aware that an arbitration processthat...

Marcha Carnaval: A global day of action to protect water and life from mining

Marcha Carnaval: A global day of action to protect water and life from mining

Every year, the Comite Ambiental en Defensa de la Vida from Tolima, Colombia, holds a carnival parade in defence of land, water and life in the streets of the city of Ibagué. Drawing over 100,000 people to the city, the march has been a critical place for people to raise...

Call to action: Support campaigners who shut down the UK’s largest coal mine!

Call to action: Support campaigners who shut down the UK’s largest coal mine!

On the 21st April 2017 members Reclaim the Power and Earth First, accompanied by YLNM member group Coal Action Network, took peaceful direct action to shut down Ffos-y-fran, the UK’s largest open-pit coal mine, owned by Miller Argent Ltd. Now these campaigners have been sentenced to pay £10,000 compensation charges...

Take Action: Stop mining in Panamá

Take Action: Stop mining in Panamá

Panamá communities, NGO’s and HR Defenders are demanding to stop mining in the country. Our support is very important. Everyone can join the action in the following link (only in spanish for now): http://movimientom4.org/2017/04/demandamos-la-cancelacion-del-modelo-extractivo-minero-en-panama/...